New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929.
Hardcover. First illustrated edition. Drawings and designs by Harold Von Schmidt. Quarto. Full vellum. Fine in dustwrapper with a chip in the middle of the spine, else about very good, in a worn but intact slipcase. One of 170 numbered copies Signed by Cather; this is copy number 10 - one of the ten copies intended for presentation. Cather's classic character study of two Frenchmen trying to organize a Catholic Diocese on the frontier of New Mexico. The presentation copies are by definition rare.